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Love, Forgiveness, and Pens With Blue Wings: A Curriculum

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 04.19.2014 | Education
Stacy Parker Le Melle

What would happen.../If love took over my country?/ Would we become a happy and united people/Where the world hears only happy news about us/All the t...

She Was a Child Bride and She Has Something to Tell Us

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Stacy Parker Le Melle

I know I'm supposed to forgive my trespassers. But when called upon to actually forgive, I may be good at "letting go" and "moving on" but does anyone's name ever leave that ledger inside my mind, the one that keeps track of those who have hurt me?

Writing About Love in Afghanistan

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 07.02.2013 | Impact
Stacy Parker Le Melle

Why on earth shouldn't we write about love? Honestly, what is more important than than how we honor and treat each other?

When Afghan Women Write of Fatherly Love

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Stacy Parker Le Melle

As an outsider, it had been easy for me to make assumptions of how fathers treated their daughters. Despite conditions and cultural attitudes that many writers decry as deeply oppressive, many find great love and comfort within their own homes.

Could You Forgive Someone Who Murdered Your Only Son?

Claudia Ricci | Posted 12.02.2012 | Impact
Claudia Ricci

Azim Khamisa had a good career, two children, and he enjoyed the sunny climate living in California. That all changed on a night in 1995 when his only son, Tariq, 20, was killed.

Study: Americans Crave Forgiveness But Are Not Very Forgiving

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Whitney Jones Religion News Service (RNS) Most Americans have a desire for more forgiveness in their lives, but they are more critical when cho...

Vancouver, Multicultural Gateway To The World

Sunil Chacko | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sunil Chacko

Compassion, forgiveness and interdependence were major themes at the dialogue. The reality that despite outward differences humanity is largely the same was brought home by Nobel Peace Prize Winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu

The Simple Health Insurance Solution

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

I've had my own angry, screaming battles with my health insurance carrier. It seems everyone I've talked to has had a similar experience. I just don't see them marching on Washington about it.